R&D Connections — The Case for a Comprehensive, Four-Skills Assessment of English-Language Proficiency
- Powers, Donald E.
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- English language proficiency language testing listening reading writing speaking TOEIC TOEFL
Can a single measure serve as a sufficient proxy for a test taker’s overall proficiency in all modes of communication in English, including listening, reading, writing, and speaking? The 14th issue of R&D Connections explores the arguments in favor of a comprehensive assessment that taps all four language skills.